Episode 21: Skye Latimer; About Health and Boundaries

  • Skye Latimer is an entrepreneur, connector, dancer, social media wizard, encourager and all-around BOSS. She is most proud of her new role as Momma to Kal and wife to Mills. 
  • On this episode, Skye talks about setting boundaries in family relationship, building community and knowing your worth in the workplace. 
  • Skye takes some of the hard things she’s walked through, such as strained relationships with family members and difficulties at work, to give us practical tools to being emotionally healthy and setting boundaries. Skye talks about the importance of community and what it looks like to really create space for and cheer on other women. 

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Thanks to Skye for joining About the Girls today. 

Production and Editing by: Zack Anderson

Intro and outro music provided by: Scott Holmes_Aspire

Episode 20: Kortnee Turpin; About Being Enough

  • Kortnee Turpin is a Momma to two, a wife, and a lover of Jesus. 
  • On this episode, Kortnee talks about a traumatic event in childhood where she witnessed the shooting of her mother. She talks about how that affected her, being raised without her parents, and a decision to have an abortion. 
  • This episode covers so many hard topics, but Kortnee is courageous in showing up to share the difficult parts of her story to encourage others. Kortnee story reminds us that we are wanted, loved and never too far for God’s grace to reach us. 

Mentioned:

  • North Church: north.church

Thanks to Kortnee joining About the Girls today. 

Production and Editing by: Zack Anderson

Intro and outro music provided by: Scott Holmes_Aspire

Special Episode: About the Guy

  • Zack Anderson is the man behind the production and editing of the About the Girls Podcast. When he’s not working for the girls, he works as an accountant for Chesapeake Energy. Zack is husband to host, Kayla and they share a daughter named Zola and a son named Titus. 
  • This week, in honor of Tuesday being 8 years of marriage, Kayla is interviewing Zack for a fun look at some behind the scenes of running the show as well as behind the scenes of marriage. 
  • Zack and Kayla get real about working with your spouse, marriage after kids, and they have a very honest conversation about some parts of marriage people aren’t talking about. This episode is full of honesty, laughter, and so much fun, but we also hope it’s encouraging and a reminder of our very real need for Jesus to love each other well! 

Mentioned:

  • North Church: north.church

Thanks to Zack for letting us coax him into joining About the Girls today. 

Production and Editing by: Zack Anderson

Intro and outro music provided by: Scott Holmes_Aspire

Episode 18: Jenny Daer Shields; About the One Who Comforts

  • Jenny Daer Shields is a mother to a sweet little boy named Noah and wife to Marcus, who she met in the high school marching band. Jenny attends LifeChurch where she and her husband serve in kids ministry.  She just graduated from Oklahoma State University with a PhD in Clinical Psychology, and now works at the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect at OU Health Sciences Center.
  • On this episode, Jenny talks about going from an ankle injury to being diagnosed with a brain tumor. After a very hard season, and just when things began to settle, Jenny’s dad passed away suddenly, a month after her wedding.
  • Jenny shares her heart on the difficulty of walking through a world that is full of sorrow and sadness, but she points to the goodness of Jesus and how He walks through hard seasons with us. Her story is one that is full of grief, sickness and sadness, but also one that is full of God’s goodness and His faithfulness. 

Thanks to Jenny for joining About the Girls today. 

Production and Editing by: Zack Anderson

Intro and outro music provided by: Scott Holmes_Aspire